THE UNITED STATESANTIAIRCRAFTASSOCIATIONOFFICERS
LT. GEN. LEROY LUTESLT. GEN. JOHN T. LEWIS
FOUNDED IN 1892Published from 1892until 1922 asTHE JOURNAL OF THE UNITED STATES ARTILLERYPublished from 1922until 1948as theCOAST ARTILLERY JOURNAL
LT. GEN. LYMAN L. LEMNITZER
~IAJ. GEN. WILLIAM
VOL. LXXXXVII NOVEMBER-DECEMBER, 1954CONTENTS
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PUBLICATIOK DATE: DECEMBER I, 1954
COVER: The United States Antiaircraft Association Seal.WE l\IOVE AHEAD.
By Lt. Gen.
2COMMENTS ON THE MERGER 4THE FIRST YEAR-36th AAA ,\IIISSILE BN.
By Captain Palll
6WHAT'S THE SCORE.
By Lt. Col. Earle lvlollntain
8THE TIPSY CRadar Set
By Lt. Col. Leollard
By Capt. James
15PREPARATORY FIRE PROCEDURES FOR THE AAFCS M33.
By Lt. Col. David
16THE STAUNTON ARTILLERY AT HENRY HILL.
By Lt. Col. John
EVERY MAN AN ARTILLERYMAN.
By Capt. Joseph
25GEOGRAPHICAL STATUS BOARD.
By Capt. James
THE VERSATILE M33.
By Capt. Harry
Widing and Lt. Col. Daniel
By Dr. Francis
Palmer alld Cpl. Thomas
27AA ENGAGEMENT IN FORWARD ZONE.
29THIS CONCERNS YOU.
By Maj. Gen. James
32A NEW PRIME MOVER FOR THE I20?
33UNIT ACTIVITIES 34FORT BLISS NEWS 49NEWS AND COMMENT 51MERGER AGREEMENT AND ASSOCIATION BALLOT 54LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 55BOOK REVIE\VS 57ANTIAIRCBAIT JOURNAL INDEX 63
BRIG. GEN. CHARLES S. HARRIS, USA, Ret., EditorMSgt Fred A. Baker, Business l\1anagerSFC James E. l\1oore. Jr., Editorial AssistantSFC Paul
Plumly, Cire. l\1gr.